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Hi There, It seems there is a theme somewhere of seeking to start babies on solids early, I cant say I know where this is originating from, but t...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Probably at this age you might like to start with fish soon and work up to red meat. Yes, meat is a good source of iron, but certainly...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Yes most bubs are fine on yoghurt from 6-7 months. The usual yoghurts I think are the best, as you say they don`t have added sugar, sw...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There GM, Firstly, congratulations, its all very exciting and you are getting close now. Very good questions. To be honest, I rushed out an...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Babies are all so individual, the rate at which the muscles in their mouths develop differs so some can cope with chunks earlier than o...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, It does sound like some is a little amiss, there are a few options to consider. Firstly you could pop into your GP and ask if he or sh...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Deneise, Well you might have me there, Jalna is I think one of the creamiest yoghurts, you can even get a lovely peach one that has no added s...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, It`s a little hard to say if you are dealing with fussy eating or something a little tougher. It sounds to me as though you are on the...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, It can get tricky when a little one has a reaction to a food, I am just wondering if baby is able to tolerate low-lactose foods? If yo...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Carissa, Sounds like you are on the right track with reducing his bottles down and yes I would opt for the early morning if he is waking at th...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Natasha, Well you have done a good job at working through the options. The one thing to keep in mind is that as she eats vegies she is likely...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, Sounds to me as though your bub is likely to be going just fine. It is very common for babies when they really get going on solids to d...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, No I havent heard any new policy on infant feeding, the World Health Organisation is the site to check for these as most of the infant ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Lisa, Around about now milk or milk alternatives just become a part of their usual diet, they don`t generally require formula unless recommend...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi There, This is really common when babies start solids. Their kidneys need more water to process food they also need more water for other reas...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Lea, Depending on things like allergies and preferences here are a few ideas. I would also recommend the Huggies Recipe Book, its great for t...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, It is lovely to hear that you are giving your friend so much support. I’m sure she really appreciates it, especially as this is somethin...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Maria, Her sleeps are a bit out of whack. You would expect that after the 6am feed she be awake for a couple of hours but she is so tired from ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, Sometimes we try so many things we only succeed in confusing both baby and ourselves. Make sure you offer the before bed bottle before tired s...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, It seems he has developed some sleep associations now and he is perhaps having trouble sleeping without you. I would recommend you try follo...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, You may still expect to be feeding 4 hourly but soon you would hope he dropped either a 10pm or 2am feed and be sleeping a longer overnight st...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Elise, It would seem you have tried so many recommended ways with no luck. I would definitely have him check to reassure you that their is no m...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, She needs to settle awake initally and not with a feed and definitely stop the night comfort feeding if you want her to sleep thriough she is ...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi Nic, All babies require different amounts of sleep but this is alot of sleep. I would definitely have him checked by your GP it may be nothing...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childhood Health Centre. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, I`m a midwife dealing with pregnancy, childbirth and newborns. It`s best to direct your feeding questions to Leanne, or see your Early Childho...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Siobhan, This is quite common in pregnancy and nothing to worry about. If you try to express both nipples you will find that there is colostrum...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi, If you are getting painful regular cramps you need to have a check up. If it is irregular then it tends to be more pre labour type cramps that...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi Shar, Breast feeding is not easy and it takes several weeks for both mother and baby to learn how to feed. It is important to give it a go as i...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009
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Hi There, There are really only very general guidelines for the amount of formula, all babies are different and at the end of the day your baby is...

Answered: 15 Mar 2009